Breastfeeding is associated with lower risk for multiple sclerosis.

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BACKGROUND Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease with known genetic and environmental susceptibility factors. Breastfeeding has been shown to be protective in other autoimmune diseases. OBJECTIVE This case-control study analyzed the association of breastfeeding in infancy on the risk of developing MS. METHODS A case-control study was… (More)
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@article{Conradi2013BreastfeedingIA, title={Breastfeeding is associated with lower risk for multiple sclerosis.}, author={Silja Conradi and Uwe Malzahn and Friedemann Paul and Sabine Quill and Lutz Harms and Florian Then Bergh and Anna Ditzenbach and Thomas Georgi and Peter Ulrich Heuschmann and Berit Rosche}, journal={Multiple sclerosis}, year={2013}, volume={19 5}, pages={553-8} }